Introduction to the Devout Life - St. Francis de Sales
By St. Francis de Sales
St. Francis de Sales' Introduction to the Devout Life has remained a uniquely accessible and relevant treasure of devotion for nearly four hundred years. As Bishop of Geneva in the first quarter of the seventeenth century, St. Francis de Sales saw to the spiritual needs of everyone, from the poorest peasants to the ladies of the court. The desire to be closer to God that he found in all people led him to compile these instructions on how to live a life devoted to Christ.
Revised for Christians in every walk of life and for every age, the book's compassionate message transcends secular lines and provides a unique handbook of spiritual reflection for people throughout the world.